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The Nottingham, UK, ticket agency, grew revenue 21% in Q4 2018, boosted by an exclusive Pink presale and multiple Christmas events
By IQ on 13 Dec 2018
UK ticket agency Gigantic is on course for a record year after posting turnover growth of 21% in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2018, its busiest to date.
The Nottingham-based company’s achievements in Q4 include an exclusive Spotify presale for Pink’s UK tour, new deals with Nottingham City Council and Visit Nottinghamshire and the deployment of its ticketing solution for multiple Christmas market events, including Nottingham Winter Wonderland, Christmas in Wallsall and Sheffield’s the Village Screen Christmas.
Mark Gasson, the company’s founder, comments: “We experienced a record year in 2017, with more than 20,000 separate events available via gigantic.com and 1.5 million tickets sold, an increase of 500,000 ticket sales year on year. As we approach the end of 2018 we remain confident that we will deliver another successful year of record results.
“Next year is going to be an incredibly exciting year for Gigantic, with lots of new technological developments due to launch and new business agreements already in the pipeline.”
Gigantic, founded in 1997, works with the UK’s biggest promoters, festivals and venues, including Live Nation, DHP Family and AEG Presents; Reading and Leeds, Tramlines and Download; and O2 Academy Brixton, Wembley Stadium and Rock City, Nottingham.
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